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KOFY
Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm PDT
and literally stopped all of the city of san francisco here off market street. you could call it the just take position of fairly peaceful cyclist think they are peaceful and making a peaceful movement but extremely disruptive and ter creating very angry from us stated drivers on an strrdly busy friday night on the san francisco streets. let's get you to the video we have been shooting all night. we started with cyclist at embarcadero and folsom just before 7 tonight. critical mass cyclist baby and family. the whole -- no audio] people moving at the end of week. the man had tried given up getting home. he pulled the phone out and took video. we have more video about 20 minutes later we got a mile and a half up the row he had to zero magnet and o'farrell whether it was a complete standstill but i stress 20 minutes for us was actually fast. we were following the cyclist with the police escorting them so we got to whiz right through all of this cars at stand still throughout the city on market street. tens of thousands of cyclist made their way toward union square and as you can see thousa
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> reporter: neither the mayor nor investigators will publicly speculate about why he is being targeted. davis has recently been confronted with anger over several officer involved shootings in the city and he last called on the attorney general to investigate. residents supported him. >> i think he is resilient. i am hoping things will go well. >> i think it's unfortunate that criminal elements is running rampant in our city. >> the whole city, it's about safety. >> they have provided extra security for davis and his family. the lieutenant in charge of the investigation says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> it's serious. any time you have violence against someone in public office, that is serious. >> davis says he doesn't fear for his safety and told me he considers it a bump in the
KOFY
Sep 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
of the city's reserve funds. antioch working to fill 13 vacant officer positions. >>> for the first time in seven years san francisco health officials confirming a resident of the city has the west nile virus and they say that person caught it locally. kira klapper joins us with more. >> reporter: the san francisco man who has west nile hasn't traveled outside the bay area that leaves health officials to believe he was infected locally although unclear in which county. his case was first reported september 21st, again the first case in san francisco since 2005. that man is recovering at home. since 2007, three dead birds in the city have tested positive for the virus most recent dead bird infected found near city college indicating the virus is in our environment this year. the doctor says it is no reason for any of us to panic there are many who come into contact with the disease who don't become sick. >> only one out of five become ill. more likely to have fever, aches and pains like a flu-like illness and not know that they were infected with west nile virus. only one out of 150 will
KOFY
Sep 28, 2012 11:30am PDT
to ride around the whole city and see how bike-friendly the city is. >> reporter: henderson teaches geography at san francisco state and studying critical mass. >> my take-away from critical mass is it expands people's sense of what is possible in urban space. >> reporter: he says people who participate in critical mass typically already ride. they tend to feel isolated among cars. he says the event is empowering. >> i do under stand the -- i do understand the concern about the 15, 20 minutes of delayed traffic. i would say if you step back and think about it, twice a day, everyday, there's that kind of delay cars are in crosswalks, blocking muni. >> i think it is cool as long as everyone stays within their bounds and into one gets too confrontational. >> reporter: today's class starts with a guest lecture on safety. burt hill is the chair of the bicycle advisory committee. >> giving right of way, sharing, common courtesy. traffic rules are built around that >> reporter: critical mass has seen conflict in years past. but exciting. >> never done something like this in my life. >> re
KOFY
Sep 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
city college. but it is uncertain if the man was infected in one of the cities or surrounding bay area counties. >>> a person under a train forced bart to close a station in berkeley for about an hour tonight. it happened during the evening commute. authorities are trying to determine how that person ended up on the tracks. witnesses say he climbed out from under the train himself. he did not appear injured. and hayward police identified a man killed in an officer-involved shooting by a known gang member. 24-year-old edgar alvarez was a suspect in a shooting at the dirty bird lounge when he was confronted by police. officers say alvarez was shot by three patrolmen when he lurched his car in reverse toward them. a handgun was found in his car. the shooting sparked protests and resulted in several arrests. >>> let's get our first check of the weather now and sandhya patel is here. >> we do have fog out there. it is reducing visibility in places like santa rosa and half moon bay. as we look at the view from our live doppler 7hd, you will stey there. and that fog will be around for the mor
KOFY
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
city college board of trustee explained its 14.action plan for keeping the college open. it includes hiring new financial watch dog laying off faculty, closing or leasing some of the properties and refocusing on basic course work. state community college commission has given city college until march 15 to turn things around. >> we are trending warmer. sandy is here with the first check on the weather. >> yes. >> we'll get to you in a secon second. hang on we are coming to you. >> check out live doppler 7 hd we have fog out there. and that fog is already dropping the advice interest around parts of the bay area. monterey bay just over a mile. if we could good to doppler we show you half moon bay with visibility -- i'll toss it back you. apparently they are having problems. >> if all right. we'll talk about the fog. it's getting dense. visibility right now half moon bay. down to about half mile and temperature at this hour in the 50's and 60's. far inland valley in the 70's. we have some heat coming for the weekend. it will be hot enough to remind you of summer and warm enough
KOFY
Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
in the city. >> if i had a bike i would be with them. >> reporter: one rider handed me a flier to remind me that the celebration continues throughout the weekend. one count put the -- one number put the count tut it at 6,000 riders. they confirm there were no arrests. nick smith, abc news. >> which is quite remarkable. thanks so much. there were any number of tense moments as frustrated drivers were stopped cold by critical mass. the ride started at the foot of market street at justin herman plaza and spread from there from dolores park and then went out in various parts of the city. kyra clapper was with them the whole way and is live with more on what happened on the streets. >> reporter: dan, we were with them the whole way. we are currently at seventh and market where you can see the crowds have disbanded. you can see critical mass is no more. but we want to quickly get you to the video. we were with the cyclist since just about6:45 just before the official cycling began. we started at embarcadero, but they made their way south of market. it was slow moving for people getting off of wor
KOFY
Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
nations in new york. >> as president obama arrives in new york city today mitt romney was focused on comments the president made to 60 minutes about whether recent events in the muslim world gave mr. obama pause about supporting the arab spring movement. president said no. >> i was pretty certain that continue to be pretty certain there will be bumps in the roa road. >> in colorado today the republican thom knee berated the president accusing him of down playing serious threats. >> he said the development in the middle east are bumps in the road. that was my reactio reaction. bumps in the road. we had an ambassador assassinated. >>reporter: white house insisted the president was referring broadly to transformation in the region. >> there is a certain rather desperate attempt to grasp at words and phrases here to find political advantage in this case that's profoundless sens senseless. >>reporter: this comes before intensely serious international back drop. not just up rest in the muslim world but iran alleged nuclear weapon program. potential threat to u.s. ally israel. ir
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
hot. 85 degrees in san francisco. 77 in daly city. north bay, mid 90s for sonoma, santa rosa. 93 in san rafael. you'll feel the heat again. lack of a see breeze and fog will get you cooking in the east bay. 94 for castro valley. heading inland, livermore 101. 90 in santa cruz. 99 in morgan hill. seven-day forecast, hot tomorrow cooler wednesday and continue to drop the temperatures drastically down to the upper 70s to low 80s by the weekend. mike nicco will be here between 4:30 and 7:00 a.m. what would you do with $49,000? a lot. win big with abc7 and find out. all of our facebook friends are eligible. enter a sweepstakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.com/abc7news and it wil take you tohe pe where yo can fl out the entry form welnunce te winner october 18th right after the game. >>> coming up next, san francisco lights up >> dan: hollywood and movie fans are buzzing aut t person chosen to hosted next year's academy awards. seth mcfarland will take center stage, known for his crude humor. he made miss debut with a box office hit. abc will carry the oscars live. >> two is a san fr
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
richmond city hall tonight. >> carolyn, one of the things the people found out is that the ruptured pipe should have been as thick as these 5 penny but it went unchecked and it was only as thick as one penny when it blew. >> i wake up every morning feeling the affects of chevron. >>reporter: panel of federal state local authorities told the crowd of about 100 they would tirelessly seek justice for those affected by the chevron refinery fire on august 6. federal investigators say there's no evidence chevron inspected the pipe that ruptured. >> did not inspect individual components that failed which was less than 5 feet in length. >> however we have obtained internal documents from chevron that recommend that every segment of the pipe in this service should have been included in a pipe inspection program. >> u.s. chemical safety board says the decision made by chevron are being investigated. another decision in question has history residents even more fired up. >> how long can we hold our breath? the fire was spread over 11 hours. >> epa launched a criminal investigation into why c
KOFY
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
7 news. >>> l future of san francisco city college was at stake tonight in a public meeting of its board of trustee facing unprecedented budget craze the loss of accreditation beard approved 14 point plan including hiring administrators to keep sharper eye on the finance. laying off faculty. closing leasing some of the property. rae focus on basic college course. state community college commission has given them until october 15 to produce a final action plan and until march 15 to begin turning things around. >>> oakland a's pitcher braiden says the hometown stockton is so dangerous that he is taking his grandmother and moving out. which led to this angry exchange we want to show you with the city police chief at an anti-violence rally yesterday. >> we are in the going to have individual shout out fairness to the rest of the crowd i'll have you wait until the end. we'll have you escorted out if you don't wait until the end. >> i need to go. >>reporter: braiden called police chief jones a liar for telling the crowd police are doing everything they can to control the city notorio
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 11:30am PDT
hazy, low to mid 70s, 69 millbrae partly sunny coast pacifica 59 daly city, more sun and mid 60s downtown south san francisco sausalito 67, 76 petaluma, near 80 everywhere else coast less sun than yesterday low 60s bodega bay and stinson beach all east bay shore low to mid 70s mid to upper 80s east bay valleys 80s morgan hill gilroy 73 santa cruz cool monterey, carmel, low to mid 60s. not hot in san diego they don't have an offshore wind for the firefighters to deal with there 8 still warm, 79 l.a. -- 78, still warm, 79 in l.a.. back home tonight national league western division champs are taking on the diamondbacks, 60°7:15, cloudy and cooler, 55 by 10:00, clouds dominant in the bay fog north bay a few clouds in the east bay valleys everybody waking up into the low to mid 50s tomorrow morning. two to four degrees cooler from the coast tomorrow, warming trend begins four to six degrees warmer thursday friday, saturday into sunday low 70s coast mid 80s bay warmest inland low 90s. nice string of warm fall weather. >> abc is about to make someone richer, we are giving away $49,000
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of the comcast jobs is clearly unfortunate but not a death blow to the city by any stretch. new maul is expected to bring economic and employment boom to the area. >>> so they are searching for employee. this maul will employ over 2000 people. not counting construction. >> but comcast employee tell us they are understandably shocked and disappointed by this news. >>> tonight former private investigators who admits to orchestrating a scandal that rocked the contra costa county sheriff's office is headed to prison. laura with the new development in the case against christopher butler. >>reporter: as part of plea deal oakland judge sentenced former private investigators butler to 8 years in federal prison. department recommended more than 12. his attorney says the sentence is a reflection of butler cooperation with investigators. >> the accidents of his cooperation was extraordinary. the accident to which everything he said to the authorities from day one was completely borne out as factually accurate. >>reporter: he was involved in the scandal theft and sale of drugs from the task force as
KOFY
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
in the street crime. they met with members of law enforcement and city supervisors to address the issues. a recent rash of cell phone muggings have them talking about prevention measures. >> we have an active and engaged community. people are really coming forward and wanting to organize and find a way to create a safer neighborhood. >> supervisors kristina and scott outlined measures including putting up warning signs and lobbying for more patrol officers. it is time now to get a check on the forecast. it has been foggy, but things are changing. sandhya patel is here. >> indeed changing. and i want to show you live doppler 7hd. the fog is getting thick. it is not just near the coast, but we have fog over the bay and the visibility right now is down to a mile and a half. the temperatures 50s and 60s. a fall warm upcoming that will feature a summer-like sizzle. we'll have you back with a look at the forecast in a few minutes. carolyn? >> see you then. thanks, sandhya. >>> barack obama and mitt romney duking it out now at the home stretch. the new poll showing the race in a key battlegroun
KOFY
Sep 27, 2012 11:30am PDT
in the city or another bay area county. a dead bird found at san francisco's city college was confirmed to have carried the virus. >>> big celebration underway now for the 10th anniversary of the shopping center santana row. amy hollyfield joins us with the story. people are lining up for the newest store. >> reporter: check out this line, it starts or ends that's the back of it behind me but it winds all the way down this block we are at the new h & m all of these people are hoping to get a coupon, first 200 people get a coupon worth $10 to $300. people at the front got her at 11:00 last night. it is opening today because of the 10th anniversary. look how far this shopping center has come. we have video, you probe will remember this horrible fire that happened before -- santana row was scheduled to open, 130 million dollars worth of damage and they never found the fire's cause. the store executives say they recognize this is part of their history they giving 10% of profits this weekend to the san jose fire department's community trust fund. it is a day employees say they will never for
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
into thursday. low to mid 90s south bay today possibly 97 los gatos mid 80s millbrae 84, redwood city 93. half moon bay near 80° with mid 80s downtown san francisco, low to mid 90s north bay valleys your beaches in the north bay mid to upper 70s today, mid 80s to near 90° along the east bay shore dangerous heat east bay . not too far to go if you want to spend money to stay cool. near 100 morgan hill, gilroy and hollister. near record temperatures tahoe 81, 100 central valley to l.a., 86 san diego, 87 big sur warm at the coliseum tonight, 73° clear sky will cool to 64. lack of clouds temperatures in the 50s and 60s. cooling trend starting tomorrow most prevalent at the coast temperatures back in the 60s, back in the 70s wednesday around the bay back in the 80s where we should be by thursday inland hold steady friday this weekend could be a few degrees cooler than average with more clouds during the morning that will help slow the growth those two days. -- 49,000 viewers have now liked us on facebook because that you are all eligible to enter our sweep stakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.c
KOFY
Sep 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
moon bay, fog will be sitting there, 64 degrees. 67 in downtown san francisco and i would go daly city fog, 62 degrees. 84 in santa rosa. 79 for vallejo. 78 in castro valley. inland areas, feel some warmth, not pittsburgh, walnut creek. 92 in livermore and monterey bay 63 in carmel, 75 in santa cruz. as we inch towards the weekend we'll see the temperatures rise each and every day. numbers will be in the mid to upper 90s inland for your weekend so getting toasty. coastal areas, low to mid 70s, beach water or pool party at dan's house. >> come one, come all. >> you are all invited. >> we'll do that. >> coming up next, we'll take you inside a modern day foundry where the future is under development right now in silicon valley. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
a handful of bay area cities, the warmest day this year. the rest of us back on june 16th. today is going to be close. live doppler 7 hd, if you like the cool weather, you would like to see clouds on this, but it is not happening. there's no radar returns. here are the clouds, well off the coast, they will come back tomorrow, when the cooling trend will begin. heatwaves tend to come in three-day spurts this is the third day. if you don't like the hot weather, don't look at this graphic n is showing you how much warmer it is now compared to 24 hours ago. pretty darn hot then. temperatures 77 in san rafael, 72 half moon bay, 79 mountain view everybody else in the 80s, to 90s, 89 monterey record high there 76 santa cruz the cool spot around the bay and inland nny and hot today clea bthankfully, mi tonight. sharp coling trend starts overnight at the coast and pushes through the rest of our neighborhoods through the rest of the week. low pressure will bring that cool front blocked by huge area of high pressure, starting to move east a little bit that's why it is going to lose its grip and cool
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